Global-variable definition

In programming, a variable that can be used by all modules and functions in the program. The common practice is to keep global variables to a minimum, because they can be manipulated by any routine in the program at any time. Contrast with local variable.
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(programming) A variable that has global scope; accessible in every part of the program.
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Noun

Singular:
global-variable
Plural:
global-variables